Health

Chocolate is good for the heart

Eating chocolate at least once a week is linked with a reduced risk of heart disease, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology ...

Health

Don't let COVID stop you from seeking critical medical care

When seeking critical medical care, minutes count—especially when dealing with cases of suspected heart attack or stroke. Yet many patients in need of emergency care have delayed or avoided a trip to the hospital fearing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK 'overestimates' coronavirus death toll: study

Britain ordered an urgent review Friday into how coronavirus deaths are counted after a study suggested health authorities are overestimating the toll by counting people who died long after recovering.

Cardiology

New antiplatelet drug shows promise for treating heart attack

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a new drug that prevents blood clots without causing an increased risk of bleeding, a common side effect of all antiplatelet medications currently available.

Cardiology

AHA news: can a pay cut hurt your health?

COVID-19 poses plenty of direct threats to Americans' health. But with economic hardships mounting, the coronavirus also might be posing an indirect threat—through shrinking paychecks.

Cardiology

Housing conditions affect cardiovascular health risks

People who are homeless may experience 60-70% higher rates of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, compared to the general population, according to a study cited in "The Importance of Housing ...

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